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    Gordon Cooper with Bruce Henderson. Leap of Faith Signed by Cernan, Carpenter, Cooper, and Stafford. An Astronaut's Journey into the Unknown. Gordon Cooper with Bruce Henderson. [New York]: HarperCollins, [2000]. First edition. Inscribed by astronauts. 279 pages. Eight black and white photographic plates with multiple images. Index. Publisher's quarter blue paper over white paper boards with the spine lettered in white. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Tom Tafuri. A fine copy.

    This work is the autobiography of Mercury Program's Leroy Gordon Cooper (March 6, 1927) in which he communicates experiences with the Air Force and NASA.

    Signed: "Gene Cernan Apollo XVII" (Eugene Andrew Cernan March 14, 1934) flew in Gemini 9A, Apollo 10, and commanded Apollo 17 in 1972. "Scott Carpenter" (Malcolm Scott Carpenter, May 1, 1925) was selected in 1959 to participate in Project Mercury. "Gordon Cooper" (Leroy Gordon Cooper, Jr., March 6, 1927) was one of the seven original astronauts in Project Mercury. "Tom Stafford Apollo 10" (Thomas Patten Stafford September 17, 1930) piloted Gemini VI in 1965, commanded Gemini IX in 1966, and commanded Apollo 10 in 1969.


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